‘First step’: House passes prison reform bill uniting (some) Democrats and Trump

The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly backed the First Step Act, which would allow more inmates to earn an early release from federal prisons and end practices such as shackling female prisoners during childbirth. The bill, House Resolution 5682, was approved on Tuesday evening by a vote of 360 in favor and 59 opposed. Co-sponsored […]

Some Airlines Are Ignoring the White House to Obey China’s Demands on Taiwan

Airlines Obey China’s Bullying on Taiwan, Ignore White House Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Microsoft blocks Windows 10 April 2018 update to some Intel SSDs

Enlarge / Intel SSD 600p. (credit: Intel) The April 2018 update for Windows 10 is now being blocked from installing on systems with certain Intel SSDs. With the update installed, systems with the Intel SSD 600p Series and Intel SSD Pro 6000p Series devices seem to crash repeatedly during startup. The problem appears to be […]

Enjoy Some Upside-Down Exploration In The Tower Of Time

I didn’t quite know exactly what to expect when I started playing ambitious isometric RPG Tower of Time. I certainly wouldn’t have guessed that it would give me the most wonderful Ultima Underworld flashbacks – despite being different in almost every respect. Just like in that venerable old dungeon delver, Tower of Time has you […]

Cash may convince some teens to stay off smartphones while driving

Getting teens to put down their phones when they get behind the wheel is no easy task, but a small study suggests that parents may have more luck when they offer cash rewards. Researchers examined data from an online survey of 152 teens who owned smartphones and admitted to texting and driving. Even though they […]

It can be hard to find affordable wireless headphones that actually sound good — but this under-$100 pair fits the bill and then some

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. RHA I don’t like dealing with complicated tech or specs. But I do really like these simple, affordable wireless headphones by RHA that cost $ 97.50 on Amazon (side note: the […]

Credit Suisse has made some big hires as it bids to become top 5 player in stock trading (CS)

REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo Credit Suisse is adding more firepower to its stock trading business.  Alexander Englander is joining Credit Suisse from Barclays as its head of equity sales in the Americas, according to an internal memo reviewed by Business Insider Anthony Buoscio is also joining the Swiss bank from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where […]

So-Called ‘Disney Rash’ Is Affecting Some Tourists in Warm Weather

‘Disney Rash’ Is Affecting Some Tourists in Warm Weather Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Royal wedding: How Meghan Markle is copying Kate Middleton to ‘keep some normality’

The royal wedding is just around the corner on Saturday 19 May – and it seems Meghan Markle, 36, has chosen to copy her future sister in law, Kate Middleton, 36, in one particular detail. Meghan, the fiancee of Prince Harry, 33, has chosen to shun professional help while getting ready for her special day, according […]